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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2014
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Belayneh Abate By the time their spies torture innocent citizens, African slave tyrants had dinner party with their masters last week. Unlike Eastern masters who deliver bribes in the palaces of the slave tyrants, the smart- Western masters summoned the slaves in Washington. Is this slave-master rela...
By IAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Stephen Mpofu A Zimbabwean church leader probably put it more poignantly recently when he said God had zero tolerance on homosexuals, a remark that clearly suggests that God, who is not forgetful, like humans, will certainly bring damnation on modern prototypes of Sodom and Gomorrah which fire reduce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2013
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Of all the constraints on new government, it is the market that proves most confining-and this in a way is the genius of unfettered capitalism: it is self-enforcing. Once countries have opened themselves up to the global markets’ temperamental moods, any departure from free market doctrine is instant...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2013
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By Messay Kebede (PhD.) One question that regularly and intensely consumes the mind of many Ethiopians is the question of knowing why Ethiopian elites are unable to work together. Especially those opposing the TPLF regime, even though they are well aware that the regime is their common enemy, invaria...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 29th, 2013
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By Justine John DYIKUK When a dog bites a man, it is no news but when a man bites a dog, it hits headlines. This popular saying among our people brings to the fore the unspoken truths cracking the walls of the very foundation of our nationhood even as we celebrate ‘Democracy Day’ today (29, […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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The British government says it believes terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in Somalia and urged U.K. nationals to leave the country. The Foreign Office already advises against all travel to Somalia, including Somaliland, where it says there is a specific threat to Westerners. It s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org This piece is meant to corroborate Professor George Ayittey’s recent contribution on the problems bedeviling Africa. My thesis excavates the point that Africa has everything to re-establish herself as a dignified and self-sustaining continent but has been run down by se...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2013
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Babette Zoumara Contrary to the claims of critics, China’s partnership with Africa is based on sincere friendship, equality and mutual respect for the sovereignty through non-interference in domestic affairs and the offer of loans and grants The emergence of China onto the global economic arena has r...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Messay Kebede What is wrong with Africa? Save for a few promising exceptions, why has Africa become the land where dictatorships, disrespect for elementary human rights, economic mismanagement, corruption, nepotism, ethnic confrontations, etc., proliferate and endure? This total and systematic fai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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While it’s always dangerous to offer general observations about an entire continent (there are sites fully dedicated to debunking this practice), regional analysis is a critical component of geopolitics, economics and foreign policy, and Africa is no exception. Today, there are two competing na...